Agenda for Monday, March 25, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Governmental Operations Health Care
Human Services & Corrections Law & Justice
Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9068 - Dale R Peinecke, Commissioner, Employment Security Department.
  2. SGA 9070 - Joel Sacks, Director, Department of Labor and Industries.
  3. SGA 9115 - Nancy J Holland Young, Member, Personnel Resources Board.
  4. HB 1124 - Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits.
  5. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  6. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  7. HB 1311 - Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation.
  8. EHB 1394 - Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.
  9. EHB 1396 - Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.
  10. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.
  11. HB 1903 - Providing unemployment insurance benefit charging relief for part-time employers who continue to employ a claimant on a part-time basis and the claimant qualified for two consecutive claims with wages attributable to at least one employer who employed the claimant in both base years.
  12. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Early Learning & K-12 Education -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1412 - Requiring school districts to adopt policies that provide incentives for students to participate in community service.
  2. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  3. SHB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  4. ESHB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools for students who have an individualized education program or plan developed under section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973.
  5. SHB 1812 - Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Governmental Operations -  03/25/13  10:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  2. HB 1797 - Concerning tax collection by the county treasurer.
  3. 2SHB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  4. SHB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.
  5. SHB 1537 - Addressing a veteran's preference for the purpose of public employment.
  6. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  7. ESHB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  8. ESHB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  2. SHB 1537 - Addressing a veteran's preference for the purpose of public employment.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Health Care -  03/25/13  10:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1947 - Concerning the operating expenses of the Washington health benefit exchange.
  2. HB 1471 - Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  3. SHB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  4. ESHB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for certain health care coordination services.
  5. E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  6. SHB 1527 - Concerning residential habilitation center residents' transition to the community.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1216 - Concerning treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  2. SHB 1382 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Human Services & Corrections* -  03/25/13  10:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 9:12 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9069 - Kevin Quigley, Secretary, Department of Social and Health Services.
  2. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  3. 2SHB 1627 - Regarding competency to stand trial evaluations.
  4. E2SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  5. 2SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.

Executive:  SGA 9069 - Kevin Quigley, Secretary, Department of Social and Health Services

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Law & Justice -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9131 - Kathleen M Kyle, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  2. SGA 9119 - Stephen J Hunt, Member, Human Rights Commission.
  3. SHB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.
  4. ESHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  5. HB 1159 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9111 - Clarence M Henderson, Member, Human Rights Commission
  2. SGA 9065 - John R Batiste, Chief, Washington State Patrol
  3. SGA 9171 - Daniel T Satterberg, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Ways & Means* -  03/25/13  3:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

MEETING CANCELLED.



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